Researchers warn of new Rug Pull scam through fraudulent crypto tokens

Another day another Rug Pull scam that involves exploiting of smart contract vulnerability. Scammers are exploiting misconfigurations in smart contracts to create fake cryptocurrency tokens to steal funds from innocent…

QR codes can eat your lunch, FBI warns

Written by Joe Warminsky Jan 18, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP QR codes are among the few “winners” of the coronavirus pandemic, the joke goes, because restaurants and other businesses have deployed…

HackRead & Verify announce strategic partnership to combat crypto scams and hacks

Hackread.com has adopted a strategic partnership with Verify Token to help educate investors to make crypto safer for all. As world economies reel from the unprecedented disruption of a modern…

More than 1.1 million online credentials found in NY AG credential stuffing investigation

Written by AJ Vicens Jan 5, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP A months-long investigation into credential stuffing attacks by the New York attorney general’s office found credentials for more than 1.1 million…

Norton Names Tech Support Phishing Scams Top Threat

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – Norton Names Tech Support Phishing Scams Top Threat Got a pop-up message from tech support? It’s probably not the real thing. Tech support scams…

Spider-Man: No Way Home exploited to push phishing and malware scams

Scammers are exploiting the release of Spider-Man: No Way Home movie to steal credit card and banking data along with harvesting login credentials of unsuspected users, Kaspersky has warned. Since…

Anubis malware resurfaces targeting crypto wallets and banking apps

So far, 394 malicious apps have been identified that are spreading Anubis malware to steal financial and personal data from unsuspecting Android users. Security researchers at Lookout security firm have identified a…

Online Shoppers Could Face Eight Million Credential Stuffing Attacks Per Day Over Christmas

Online Shoppers Could Face Eight Million Credential Stuffing Attacks Per Day Over Christmas Online shoppers in the UK will be hit by up to eight million credential stuffing attacks per…

Comprehensive Phishing Study Shows Who Is More Prone to Fall Victim to Phishing Attacks

Researchers from ETH Zurich conducted a study to investigate who is more prone to fall victim to phishing cyberattacks in a corporate context. The study involved 14,733 participants and was…

Cobalt Strike Is Being Installed by Emotet for Faster Attacks

Emotet belongs to the malware strain known as banking Trojans, and it primarily spreads through malspam. The messages used by Emotet often contain familiar branding, mimicking the email format of well-known…